SSC JE Civil Engineering 25th Jan 2018 Shift-1 Question 19

Question 19

Arrange the given words in the sequence in which they occur in the dictionary.


First letter of all the words are same so verifying the second letter.

The third letter of Living and Literate is 'i' which is before 'o' in alphabetical order. So Living and Literate is placed beforeĀ Loathe,Ā Locate,Ā Local.

Among Living and Literate, the third letter of Literate is before Living in alphabetical order. So Literate is placed first and Living is placed second.

The third letter of Loathe is 'a' which is before 'c' in alphabetical order. So Loathe is placed before Locate and Local. Hence Loathe is placed third.

AmongĀ Locate and Local,Ā the fifth letter of Local is before Locate in alphabetical order. So Local is placed fourth and Locate is placed fifth.

$$\therefore\ $$The order of the givens words according to English dictionary is Literate, Living, Loathe, Local, Locate

Hence, the correct answer is Option A

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